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August Book Discussion at the CCBC

Discussion Date: Wednesday, August 16
3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Cooperative Children's Book Center
Room 401 Teacher Education Building, UW-Madison campus (map)

Since 1981 the Cooperative Children's Book Center has offered monthly discussions of newly published trade books for children and young adults. The meetings are open to anyone who wishes to read the books in advance and participate in the discussion.

We welcome any interested adults to our CCBC book discussions. Please do read at least one or two books on the list if you plan to attend. If you have questions or would like more information, please call 608-263-3720.

The books on this discussion list are not necessarily recommended by the CCBC. For a list of new titles that are recommended by the CCBC staff, please see our Book of the Week or use the Quick Search feature on our web site.

Future CCBC Book Discussions: September 13, October 11, November 15, December 13

CCBC Discussion Guidelines

Shorter Books for August 16

A Book of Mistakes by Corinna Luyken. Dial, 2017. 48 pages

I Like, I Don’t Like by Anna Baccelliere.  Illustrated by Ale + Ale.  Translated from the Italian. U.S. edition: Eerdmans, 2017. 24 pages

Lily’s Cat Mask by Julie Fortenberry. Viking, 2017. 32 pages

Little Fox in the Forest by Stephanie Graegin. Schwartz & Wade, 2017. 32 pages

Naptastrophe! by Jarrett J. Krosoczka. Alfred A. Knopf, 2017. 32 pages

The Ring Bearer by Floyd Cooper. Philomel, 2017. 32 pages

The Youngest Marcher: The Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, a Young Civil Rights Activist by Cynthia Levinson.  Illustrated by Vanessa Brantley Newton. Atheneum, 2017. 40 pages

Longer Books for August 16

Cyclone by Doreen Cronin. A Caitlyn Dlouhy Book / Atheneum, 2017. 336 pages

Song of the Current by Sarah Tolcser. Bloomsbury, 2017. 376 pages

Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team by Steve Sheinkin. Roaring Brook Press, 2017. 280 pages


You may read these books at the CCBC or check them out overnight (after 3 p.m., to be returned by 9:30 the following day). CCBC Public Service Hours

Many of these titles may also be available at or through public libraries in Madison and surrounding communities.


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